Dating winchester 1894
The Winchester Model 1890 also has the classic 1800's style, and it looks good hanging on your wall: Depending on the serial number and "make" (either "Model 1890" or "Model 90"), these guns can goes for several thousand dollars, depending on age, rarity and condition.
You can buy this classic 22 caliber short rifle one all day long at Mine is serial number 413,xxx, which was made in 1910.
The Model 1894 has been referred to as the "ultimate lever-action design" by firearms historians such as R.
I am wondering what source people are using for Winchester 1894 date of manufacture.
I have read that the 1964 changes started with #2,700,000. I have an Army Spruce gun that was supplied to the Army the first week of January 1918 but serial numbers for these rifles list them as 1918 through 1919 manufacture which is not possible. on the 1894 Saddle Ring carbine was easy enough to date it to 1897 mfg. Cody does not have records for 1894's after about 1906 as I think they were burned.
It could be a rusted tomato stake Standard Carbine, or a -20,000 Special Order Deluxe Rifle in pristine condition - you didn't say. "Very good condition" is too nebulous a term to assign a value to a firearm. Thanks There are no SN records for the Model 94AE, since the Winchester records were turned over to BATF with the closing of the Winchester plant in New Haven, CT in 2006, and they aren't talkin'.
Standard factors for accurately describing a firearm's condition can be found here: photos, both close-ups of details and overall views, would be of immense help to us for estimating value. The 16", .44 Mag (aka: Trapper) Model 94AE was introduced in 1986, well before your SN - so the best you could do would be to narrow down the period: 94AE- no safety (1983-92), 94AE-CBS(1992-2003), 94AE-tang safety(2003-06). Decades after the Winchester 1892 was phased out, the Winchester 1894 Models were manufactured in typical revolver calibers such as .38 Special/.357 Magnum, .44 Special/.44 Magnum, .45 Colt (or .45 Long Colt), .38-40 Winchester, and .44-40 Winchester.Typically, the tube magazine is able to hold 9 to 13 rounds of these handgun calibers.The third in 1992, after the 1989 bankruptcy of USRAC and its subsequent purchase by FN Herstal, which sought to market Winchester guns worldwide..30-30 Winchester, .32-40 Winchester, .38-55 Winchester, .25-35 Winchester, .32 Winchester Special, 7-30 Waters, .307 Winchester, .356 Winchester, .375 Winchester, .357 Magnum, .44 Remington Magnum, .45 Long Colt, .450 Marlin, .410 bore The Winchester Model 1894 rifle (also known as the Winchester 94 or Model 94) is a lever-action repeating rifle that became one of the most famous and popular hunting rifles of all time.